FIFA World Cup 2018 may be over, and we’ve seen all the glorious jerseys that came to play, but we won’t have to wait another 4 years to appreciate well-dressed athletes. Menswear label Thom Browne partners with Spanish football club, FC Barcelona for the players’ official off-field tailored and formalwear uniforms. The three year partnership will kick off come the 2018/2019 season, which commences next month in August. The team will be fitted in Thom Browne’s modern suits during the Champions League and La Liga away matches.
This marks the first luxury fashion brand to partner with legendary football team. Thom Browne’s CEO Rodrigo Bazan reveals that the partnership came from a “very unexpected phone call” from the club. Founder Thom Browne adds, “I’m excited to be associated and work with the best athletes in the world, especially athletes that share similar values to [us]” Looking forward to seeing the men in Thom Browne’s suits!
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